ZIP Code 81501 - Grand Junction Colorado

ZIP Code 81501 is located in Grand Junction Colorado. 81501 is entirely within Mesa County. Regionally, it is located in the Colorado Rockies Region.

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ZIP Code 81501 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameGrand Junction
Primary CountyMesa County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)23,998
Area Code(s)970
Current Time

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81501 Demographics

81501 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Colorado based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 81501 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 81501 is White. The current unemployment level in 81501 is 3.0%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density2,692 People per Square Mile
Total Households9,628
Percentage High Income Households0.7%
Median Household Income (2021)$40,362
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2021)$360,230
Current Unemployment Rate (May 2024)3.0%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 80.74%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 62.58%

81501 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American1910.72%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander830.31%

81501 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American330.82%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander70.17%

81501 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College9827.93%
Bachelor Degree2,10116.96%
High School Diploma2,87423.2%
No High School Diploma3122.52%
GED or Alternate9537.69%
1 or More Years of College2,64921.39%
Associates Degree1,47111.88%
Masters Degree7516.06%
Professional Degree1711.38%
Doctorate Degree1230.99%

81501 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 81501
RegionColorado Rockies Region
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaGrand Junction, CO
Time ZoneMountain Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Denver
Area9 Square Miles

81501 Politics

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81501 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Average First Frost DateOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DateApril 21 - 31
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion20b - Shale and Sedimentary Basins

81501 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15233138475562605139271839
Avg Max Temp (°F)37465665758793908168514066
Avg Precip (In.).

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